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All 25 Cedar Key Restaurants

Blue Desert Cafe

12518 state road 24, Cedar Key, FL 32625
352.543.9111
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Ranked #7 of 25 Restaurants in Cedar Key
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Vegetarian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The Blue Desert is a bit hard to find, its on Rt 24 on the way out of Cedar Key, but the food was delicious!!! There is nothing pretentious about the Blue Desert, but its comfortable, with reasonably priced food, and has all of the charm that is Cedar Key!! We liked it so much that we wanted to go... More 

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Cedar Key
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104 reviews 104 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We do frequent the Blue Desert as often as possible. It is our very favorite restaurant on the island. The food is always made to order and fresh. Do not be in a hurry when dining at Blue Desert and expect to wait up to an hour for your meal. During this time we share a Bruschetta and good conversation... More 

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Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Everything is freshly made by a hard working chef and her creations are really great. We try to order something different each time and have yet to be disappointed. Be prepared to wait. It's a one-person kitchen, but she works her tail off to make sure your meal is superb!

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Cedar Key, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Went to the Blue Desert Cafe for Christmas Eve and I had Fettuccine Alfredo with scallops and it was the best I've ever had. I would recommend this place to all my friends.

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Zephyrhills, Florida, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Teresa is the tops in cooking! Down home great cooking, home style, no shortcuts! Bring a book to read, have a great bunch of friends for conversation, you'll enjoy the wait for excellent cuisine! Best on the island..and we've been going there for years! VERY warm and plenty of eye candy to look at!

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Every year we stop. My husband has the seafood burrito, I have a small pizza. Always good. Very local color.

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Cedar Key
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104 reviews 104 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I had my usual chicken marsala, my husband had the eggplant pharm, friends had a call one and cray fish etouffee. All very pleased. We spent 3 hours with great company and great food. You are never rushed to eat an get out for the next group. Go to the Blue Desert if you want to enjoy the experience of... More 

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Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

On Thursday July 17,2014 we went to Cedar Key Blue Desert Cafe, we order a large spicy shrimp and salmon pizza that was very good and tasty.Sugar was our server and she was very nice with us.Blue Desert is a great family restaurant and clean.Don't expect low prices because all Cedar key Restaurants have the same prices.

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Safety Harbor, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Food was ok, but nothing to write home about. And very expensive considering the food was only average. Tight seating so you better be close! Service was average but other places on the island are better.

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Farmington, New Mexico
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Items on the menu are homemade so do not expect a rushed meal. Service was great. Food was outstanding. I had ravioli that was delicious. Spouse had lasagna--also very good. Good salad and bread. It is small but recommended by locals as where they go to eat out.

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Additional Information about Blue Desert Cafe

Address: 12518 state road 24, Cedar Key, FL 32625
Phone Number: 352.543.9111
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cedar Key
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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